Coach Jamie was born and raised in Seal Beach, California, and grew up playing a variety of sports: everything from baseball, to soccer to swimming to surfing and track. It wasn’t until 2006 that he discovered Lacrosse which soon became his passion.
Coach Jamie attended Los Alamitos High School where he ran hurdles on the track team and was a founding member on the Griffins’ Boys Lacrosse team. While in high school, he played midfield, and became a defensive midfield specialist, playing on the man down squad.
After graduating high school, Coach Jamie went on to play lacrosse in college at the University of California, Santa Cruz. While he began as defensive midfielder, he switched to Long-Stick Closed Defensman. Coach Jamie was a starting player all 4 years of his college career and became team captain his senior year.
While playing at UCSC, Coach Jamie acted as a special guest coach for Pacific Collegiate School in Santa Cruz, and as the head coach for the Whittier Community Lacrosse team during summer league.
Coach Jamie currently is coaching for Leverage Lacrosse and is also the Junior Varsity Defensive Coordinator at his alma mater: Los Alamitos High School